Appalachian Heritage is happy to unveil our newest cover photo for the Summer 2014 Issue. The publication should be for purchase within the next week and a half. Make sure to check out our sites for upcoming news and how your writing or photography could be in our next issue:
In this powerful opinion piece published in the February 20 issue of the New York Times, critically-acclaimed author and social activist Silas House describes some of the horrifically tragic (and illegal) consequences of mountaintop removal. It’s absolutely criminal that these stories haven’t been reported outside Appalachia. The news networks should be publicly shamed. The actions of coal corporations in the last few decades have been nothing less than thoroughly wicked, both in the methods they use to extract coal and the continued abuse of miners and their families.